Assassin

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Jimmy Coates began life in Killer. He’s a boy with a secret that even he didn’t know about – until suddenly, his hidden skills are called upon and he finds out he can do some pretty cool stuff! Part boy, part weapon and totally deadly, we’ll be leading you through some of Jimmy’s most exhilarating moments as he fights for freedom and survival from the covert government department that created him.

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Who is Charlie’s Keeper?

Author Marcus Alexander

Get your read on with Charlie’s Keeper, aka Marcus Alexander, the celebrated children’s author!

His début novel ‘Crow’s Revenge’ was published in 2012, and is the first of his acclaimed Keeper of the Realms fantasy-adventure trilogy. We’re thrilled he’s joining us for an afternoon presentation as part of this year’s Festival.

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The Queen versus Trenton Oldfield – A Prison Diary

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We are delighted to host notorious Australian, Trenton Oldfield, in “The Queen versus Trenton Oldfield – A Prison Diary” on Saturday, September 27th. Trenton spent six months at Her Majesty’s Pleasure, following his arrest for disrupting the 2012 Oxford v Cambridge Boat Race, in a successful protest highlighting the culture of elitism that continues to create inequalities here and abroad.

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An Evening with Sunny Ormonde

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The opening event of Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know will be “An Evening with Sunny Ormonde” – the outrageous and raunchy Lilian Bellamy from BBC Radio 4’s The Archers, the world’s longest running soap. Sunny has been touring this hilarious and heart-warming one-woman show for the past eighteen months, and we are delighted to host her at the Rochester Literature Festival.

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